E3 2017: Nintendo Announces Metroid: Samus Returns
Metroid: Samus Returns

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Nintendo certainly fanned some old flames today and we couldn't be more excited. Metroid Prime 4 was announced for the Nintendo Switch during their E3 livestream, which is awesome! But there's some other great Metroid news that dropped that we want to focus on. It's a new 3DS game called Metroid: Samus Returns! It will be hitting 3DS handhelds on September 15 of this year.  

MercurySteam, the creators of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow are working on it. This is based on Metroid II: Return of Samus. That game originally released for Game Boy. The announcement of Metroid: Samus Returns was revealed during the Nintendo Treehouse livestream and on their official Twitter account.

The stills from the announcement show a very modernized version of the classic black and white Metroid game. If done correctly, it should be a great way for new players to experience and enjoy the oldie but goodie. Samus and Metroid amiibo are planned, as is a special edition of the game that includes a soundtrack.

Who here played the original Metroid II: Return of Samus? Are you super psyched for Metroid: Samus Returns?

Source: IGN

April Marie
April Marie

Contributing Writer
Date: 06/13/2017

06/13/2017 06:25PM


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